What is another word for illustration?

583 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˌɪləstɹˈe͡ɪʃən], [ ˌɪləstɹˈe‍ɪʃən], [ ˌɪ_l_ə_s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Illustration is a term that refers to the visual representation of an idea, concept, or information. There are many synonyms for this word, including picture, diagram, graph, chart, map, drawing, sketch, painting, image, and visual aid. These synonyms describe different types of illustrations, from simple drawings to complex graphics that convey information more effectively. They are useful not only in artistic or design contexts, but also in academic, scientific, and technical settings where illustrations are often used to better explain complex concepts. The versatility of synonyms for "illustration" highlights the importance of visualization in communication and understanding.

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What are the hypernyms for Illustration?

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What are the hyponyms for Illustration?

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What are the meronyms for Illustration?

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  • meronyms for illustration (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for illustration?

Antonyms for the word "illustration" include obscurity, vagueness, and ambiguity. While an illustration is a visual representation that clarifies or enhances a text, obscurity refers to a lack of clarity or understanding. Similarly, vagueness is characterized by imprecision, while illustration is characterized by precision and detail. Ambiguity is the state of being open to more than one interpretation and can confuse rather than clarify meaning. Thus, antonyms for the word "illustration" refer to a lack of definition, precision, and detail, resulting in confusion and lack of understanding.

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Usage examples for Illustration

Now I must find something that will cause ladies to purchase the paper, and he had accordingly put next to the page of military portraits one consisting of a single illustration-the reproduction of a beautiful painting of a beautiful woman.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
We also build an English pattern Trunk, which is shown in the illustration on page 22. This Trunk is supported by stands which rest on the floor, and is built in 4-ft.
"Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery"
Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.
Incidentally it may be noted that in respect of book-illustration this particular decade in Italy is one of exceptional interest.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard

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